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ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Satyajit Ray, Bimal Roy, Sanjeev kumar, Manoj kumar

Suchitra Sen: The exquisitely beautiful actress who always remained enigmatic

Iconic actress. Famed beauty. Subject of a thousand fables. And mother to actor-turned-Trinamool neta Moonmoon Sen. A Tribute to Suchitra Sen, the grand “Mahanayika”, on her 88th birth anniversary.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Bollywood, Satyajit Ray, Amitabh Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal

IMDb top rated Indian movies: Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’ beats Amitabh Bachchan’s “Anand’ and Satyajit Ray’s ‘Pather Pachali.’ What’s wrong with Indian audiences?

Based on ratings from regular IMDb users, the list is arguably democratic. But then, do we REALLY know anything?

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Cinema, Aliens, Science Fiction, Satyajit Ray

When Satyajit Ray spoke about his ambitious sci-fi film project that would never be made

[Book extract] Two interviews the acclaimed director gave to Aschorjo, a Bengali magazine.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Feluda, Art, Satyajit Ray, Indian cinema

Why the magic of Satyajit Ray lives on

An ode to the auteur on his 97th birth anniversary.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Cinema, Bollywood, Satyajit Ray, Shatranj Ke Khilari

What Satyajit Ray was like on the sets of Shatranj Ke Khilari

[Book Extract] This was the filmmaker's only feature film in Hindi/Urdu and also his most expensive.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Webseries, Parambrata Chatterjee, Satyajit Ray, Feluda webseries

Will Parambrata's Feluda make us kiss goodbye to Satyajit Ray's sleuth?

Bengali actor of Kahaani fame is directing the first season of the webseries on one of India's most-loved detectives.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Arundhati Roy, Satyajit Ray, Intellectuals

Trashing India sells better for Western audiences

The three unwritten rules for getting published abroad.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Satyajit Ray, Sonar Kella

Satyajit Ray's Sonar Kella: The train to a golden fortress that wasn't

To reiterate a cliché, the rail journeys themselves become the destinations, rather than simply being peripatetic wagons.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Metrosocial  |  4-minute read
Literature, Satyajit Ray, Bengali Cinema

Just how well do you know Feluda?

'Feluda@50' tries to make sense of a remarkable journey of Bengal and perhaps India's best-known detective.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read
Cinema, Satyajit Ray

Why Bengalis are afraid of Satyajit Ray

Bongs are uncomfortable about a filmmaker of uncertain cinematic pedigree such as Quashiq Mukherjee for portraying the legendary auteur.